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Biography of Edwin Fulwider:
A painter, printmaker, educator and
designer, Fulwider was born in Bloomington, Indiana. His art studies
included the John Herron Art School (in Indianapolis) where he
studied under Henrik Mayer, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts
In 1933, Fulwider spent time with Thomas Hart Benton while Benton
was working on a large mural for the Chicago World’s Fair.
In 1936, Fulwider was awarded the Milliken Traveling Fellowship for
travel and study abroad.
The following year, he visited England, Holland, Belgium, France,
Switzerland and Italy.
In 1938, he moved to Nashville (in Brown County, Indiana),
established a studio and devoted his entire time to painting and
In 1939, he was invited to exhibit at the Golden Gate International
Exposition in San Francisco. The exhibited painting ("Deadhead") was
reproduced that year in Life Magazine.
In 1940, Fulwider accepted a position as an instructor of drawing,
painting, and graphic art in the School of Fine Arts at Miami
University in Oxford, Ohio.
During World War II, Fulwider was a supervisor of Technical
publications at Wright-Patterson Field in Dayton, Ohio.
He taught at the John Herron Art School (1945-47) and at the Cornish
School in Seattle (1945-49).
From 1949 to 1973, Fulwider was Professor of the Art Department at
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), serving as Chairman of the
Department from 1963 to 1968, retiring from Miami University in
While living for many years in the Northwest, he painted industrial
images, landscapes and railroad scenes in Idaho, Washington and
Oregon. He retired to the Pacific Northwest and spent his later
years in Arizona.
Fulwider was the recipient of 22 awards. He exhibited at the Butler
Art Institute, Art Institute of Chicago, John Herron Art Museum,
Carnegie Institute, Cincinnati Art Museum, Dayton Art Museum,
Indiana University, Seattle Museum of Art, the Hoosier Salon,
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Speed Art Museum and many other
professional venues. His works are included in numerous museums and
corporate art collections.
To view a sampling of his
works, click on the category you are interested in:
"The Graphic Works of Edwin Fulwider, A Catalogue Raisonné of
can now be ordered from Covington Fine Arts Gallery. Details
A courtesy copy will accompany the purchase
of any of Fulwider's prints.
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